King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • Kore used 4 times.


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary


1. A Levite and temple-warder of the Korahites, the son of Asaph. He was father of Shallum and Meshelemiah, temple-porters (1 Chronicles 9:19; 26:1).

2. A Levitical porter at the east gate of the temple (2 Chronicles 31:14).

3. In 1 Chronicles 26:19 the word should be "Korahites," as in the Revised Version.

Naves Topical Index

1. A Korahite
1 Chronicles 9:19; 1 Chronicles 26:1

2. A Levite, keeper of the East Gate
2 Chronicles 31:14

Smith's Bible Dictionary


  1. A Korahite, ancestor of Shallum and Meshelemiah, chief porters in the reign of David. (1 Chronicles 9:19; 26:1) (B.C. 1014.)
  2. Son of Imnah, a Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. He had charge of the offerings. (2 Chronicles 31:14) (B.C. 726.)
  3. In the Authorized Version of (1 Chronicles 26:19) "the sons of Kore" (following the Vulgate Core) should properly be "the sons of the Korhite."

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

KO'RET, noun A delicious fish of the East Indies.